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National Hospital Infrastructure Summit

Healthcare facilities of the future: Excellence in planning, design and construction

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The National Hospital Infrastructure Forum brings together key industry stakeholders across Australia for an in-depth discussion on the strategic planning, design and delivery of healthcare infrastructure.

With a focus on delivering innovative and world-class hospital infrastructure this year’s summit will explore a host of key topics including the major projects pipeline, delivery modelling, financing hospital construction and innovation in hospital design.

See below to review the 2020 conference agenda and speakers. On-demand playback of the 2020 event is also available to purchase.


Sammy Isreb

Executive Director, Acton Advisory

Luke Baxby

Lead Partner, Health and Human Services, Deloitte

Leisa Rathborne

Executive Director Northern Region, NSW Health Infrastructure

Carl Retschko

Executive Director, Plenary Group

Brendan Sweeney

Regional Director NSW, Multiplex

Chris Hayward Brown

Associate and Head of Architecture, Health Projects International

Priscilla Radice

CEO, Infrastructure Association of Queensland

Sue Williams

CEO, Cabrini Health

Roanna O’Hara

Allied Health Manager, Murrumbidgee Local Health District

Aija Thomas

Director, Silver Thomas Hanley

Mark Mitchell

Principal, Health Sector Leader, Billard Leece Partnership


9:20 am

Opening Remarks from the Chair

Sammy Isreb, Executive Director, Acton Advisory

9:30 am

  • Digital transformation and Interoperability
  • Innovation in the Care model
  • Understanding population need

10:00 am

NSW Health – Pipeline and Major Project Delivery

Leisa Rathborne, Executive Director Northern Region, NSW Health Infrastructure

10:30 am

  • Summary of key challenges facing PPPs in hospitals and suggestions for overcoming them
  • Opportunities for innovation in the hospital delivery process

11:00 am

Morning Break

11:30 am

  • How has the pandemic impacted build, delivery and development of hospital projects
  • Finance and funding challenges
  • How does Australia’s innovation compare globally?
  • What has the pandemic taught us about what innovation is critical?


12:15 pm

  • The future of hospital design
  • Innovation through design
  • What should we be looking at doing differently in the planning stages

12:45 pm

Lunch Break

1:40 pm

  • Ensuring an accurate service plan and exact functional brief to inform the design
  • Making certain the building is fit for purpose in order to ensure success for the new models of care
  • Change management and operational procedures to support the new models of care

2:10 pm

  • A look at both local and international hospital case studies
  • What trends are shaping state-of-the-art hospital design and infrastructure
  • How does Australia compare globally in hospital design

3:10 pm

Closing Remarks from Chair

3:15 pm

Close of Conference


Packages Price
2020 On-Demand Access$395+GST

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when & where

15 Dec 2022


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